1966 Jensen FF news, pictures, and information
With a Formula 1 derived all-wheel-drive transmission, Italian styled body, hand-built British chassis and coachwork, and a 325 BHP American V8 engine, the Jensen FF is no ordinary car. Over 40 years of use has proven the FF's 4x4 system and other safety technology to be reliable and effective.
The Jensen FF was in production from 1966 through 1971, with just 320 cars built. With millions of miles under their wheels, many of those hand built cars survive to this day. This car is one of just two cars made in 1966. Since only one FF was sold new in the US, it is ultra rare on our shores.
On the road, the Jensen FF proved the high-tech safety concept with style, grace and power in the 1960's and 1970's. By the 1980's and 1990's the mainstream luxury car companies had copied Jensen's ideas and consumers came to think of many of the features that made this car so extraordinary in its time as standard items.
The Jensen FF was produced from 1966 through 1971 with a total of 320 examples being produced. It was an impressive vehicle that had the technology to match. It was given a four-wheel drive system and anti-lock Dunlop Maxaret electro-mechanical braking system. The cars rested on a wheelbase that measured 109 inches and had a length of 191 inches. The V8 engine measured 383 cubic-inches and produced over 320 horsepower. The engine was mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox and sent power to all four wheels. The four wheel drive system was the first attempt to outfit a production sports car.
By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2007
By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2007
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